H. B. 3267
(By Delegates Overington, Schadler, Evans and Roberts)
[Introduced March 25, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Industry and Labor, Economic Development and
Small Business then the Judiciary.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5A-12, relating
to exempting construction performed on behalf of educational
authorities from prevailing wage requirements.
That §21-5A-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5A-12,
to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5A. WAGES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
The provisions of this article do not apply to construction
performed on behalf of any educational authority, including, but
not limited to, a county board of education, the Higher Education
Policy Commission and the school building authority.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to exempt construction
performed on behalf of any educational authority from the
prevailing wage laws.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.